The City of Olathe provides a comprehensive benefit plan for employees and their families that ensures protection.  These benefits encompass four key areas:

  • Health and Wellness
  • Work / Life Balance
  • Learning and Growth
  • Financial Protection

Health and Wellness

The City of Olathe is committed to offering a comprehensive and affordable array of benefits. The City is integrates wellness, consumerism and comprehensive coverage in our offerings to employees. Upon initial employment with the City, employees and their family can share in a progressive package of benefit programs which includes the following:

  • 2 Health Plan Options
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Vision and Hearing
  • Dental
  • Flex Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • City-paid Long Term Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Kansas Retirement Pension
  • Deferred Compensation with a 457 Plan

Work/Life Balance

Because the City believes in assisting employees in the creation of a work/life balance, we offer a strong employee assistance program, 10.5 paid holidays, 10 days vacation per year for new employees, sick leave, and personal leave.

Learning and Growth

The City focuses on the learning and professional growth of its employees via organizational development.

Financial Protection

City employees are eligible for:

  • 2 Credit Unions
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care
  • Short Term Disability
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Shared Leave Bank
  • Sick Leave Bank
  • Kansas Retirement System
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Attractive Service Discounts

For additional information, see the City of Olathe 2016 Benefit Program Summary.